Boy Seriously Injured in Petaluma Bike Crash at Lakeville Street and East Court
PETALUMA (July 2, 2019) – A young bicyclist was seriously injured after a traffic accident in the area of Lakeville Street and East Court Tuesday afternoon.
Police said a boy was riding a bicycle when for an unknown reason he was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Lakeville Street and East Court.
According to an article written by The Press Democrat, the child was in a crosswalk when he was hit by the car. The accident took place at about 3:20 p.m.
Young Bicycle Rider Hit by Car in Petaluma Tuesday, July 2
Paramedics responded to the scene and provided initial treatment to the juvenile who was found suffering from major injuries as a result of the crash.
He was then airlifted to Children’s Hospital Oakland for further aid. His name and condition at this time were not immediately available.
Meanwhile, police affirmed that the driver involved stopped after hitting the cyclist and apparently cooperated with the officers. The cause of the incident is still under investigation.
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